Welcome to the City of Cochran!


The City of Cochran is a uniquely progressive rural community built upon efficient and effective service delivery with an organizational culture that strives to embrace change and diversity. The City also strives to ensure a high level of innovation and sustainable development while maintaining and enhancing a quality educational system, with the ultimate goal of providing a safe and secure environment to live, raise families, work, conduct business, and play.

News and Updates


 The City of Cochran is advertising for a Full-Time Waste Water Operator.  To apply for this position, please click on "Emploment" at the top of this page.


 Jones Road between Royal Phillips Road and Skipper-Jackson Road will be closed for the demolition and reconstruction of the bridge over Gum Swamp Creek.  Traffic will be detoured as early as December 2015 through completion of the bridge.  Detour routes will be posted.  Completion will be approximately six months.


 City Council approved a change to Automatic Side Loading garbage service for residential pick-up at its October 13th Council Meeting. An Automatic Side Loading (ASL) garbage truck has a mechanical arm that will pick-up garbage carts and empty them into the garbage truck. To view a video of this new service, please click on video below. The City also appoved a grapple-truck service to pick-up yard trash. These changes will begin in early 2016.  Garbage pick-up and yard trash schedules will not be changed. The service changes will be part of an extension of solid waste services provided by Advanced Disposal, the City’s solid waste contractor.



 Certified results of the General Election for the City of Cochran that was held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 are posted below.

  • Alderman for District 1, Post 2
  •             Regina Gooch - 28 votes
  • Alderman for District 2, Post 2
  •             Carol Argo Denmark - 30 votes
  •             Jon K. Thrower - 102 votes
  • Alderman for District 3, Post 2
  •             Fleming Gilman - 126 votes
  •             Tommy Guyton (incumbent) - 19 votes


*To view a map of the City Districts, please Click on Map.